Thursday, December 9, 2010

Stars to Welcome Team Sweden

Team Sweden is coming to the Battlefords.

The SJHL announced yesterday that the Swedish National Under 17 team will play four exhibition games against SJHL teams starting December 29th.

The Battlefords North Stars welcome the Swedes to the Civic Center on Monday, January 3rd at 7:30.

The Swedes are off to Flin Flon on the 29th, La Ronge on the 30th, Humboldt on the 1st.

Some of the Swedish players that have played on the under 17 team in the past include Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman. Phoenix Coyotes defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Washington Capitals forward Niklas Backstrom.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Should be some pretty good hockey to watch. Right on.